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February 2015 Blog Posts (16)

Sellers Ave Hit-and-Run accomplice gets probation, plus some

Ty Winsheimer learned the hard way Monday that silence can be golden after Judge George Pagano tacked an additional two years of probation onto a sentence he had imposed against the man just minutes earlier.



Winsheimer, 31, of Ridley Park, had already received two years of probation after entering open guilty pleas to misdemeanor charges of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and conspiracy to tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with Adrienne McCrae for an…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 25, 2015 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Running for Office in Ridley Park, dates to remember

"What comes around, goes around" applies to Ridley Park's would-be politicians this month as candidates for Ridley Park's Borough Council seats make their way to the faithful for signatures on their nomination petitions.  February 17 was the first day to circulate and file nomination petitions before March 10.  Each candidate is required to have a minimum or 10 "valid signatures." Artists in the trade tell me each candidate aims for 30 because protests over signatures in Ridley Park's are…

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Added by Howard McCoy on February 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Joshua Powley becomes Ridley Park's 11th Full Time Police Officer

Ridley Park welcomes our new Police Officer Joshua Powley.  Officer Powley became full-time at the February 17, 2015 Borough Council Meeting.  With the addition of Officer Powley, Ridley Park has 11 full-time officers and three part-time officers.  The full story is reported by …

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Added by Howard McCoy on February 23, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

January Council Meeting: Board Appointments, RPFD, RPPD

Ridley Park Borough Council President Bob Berger announced appointments to Ridley Park Borough's boards and commissions at Borough Council's January 20, 2015 meeting. The story is reported by …

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 21, 2015 at 10:58am — 3 Comments

Arctic Temperatures might set DelCo into the Record Books

Hat and gloves are in order today as Delaware County residents endure what National Weather Service meteorologists say could be record low temperatures for this time of year, with the wind child compounding the frigid factor.



“A wind chill advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frostbite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken,” warned the National Weather Service in a Hazardous Weather Outlook…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 21, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Winter Storm Warning, 4"-6" snow for Sat Feb 21, 2015

Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Ridley Park, PA until 1:00AM Sunday for snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches in addition to a tenth of an inch of ice.



Snow will overspread Ridley Park during the early and mid afternoon with the…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 21, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Sellers Ave Hit-and-Run driver gets time in jail

26-year-old Ridley Park woman was sentenced Wednesday to serve 9 to 23 months in the County's jail for her April 21, 2014 hit-and-run driving at Sellers Ave and Chester Pike that cost a Ridley Township man his leg.   Ridley Park PD's request…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 19, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Taylor Registered Nurses sign 3 year agreement

The union for Registered Nurses at Taylor Hospital have signed a three-year contract with the Crozer-Keystone Health System, which will carry them through the end of September 2017.



The 170 nurses represented by the United Nurses of Pennsylvania ratified the deal Feb. 7. Representatives from both sides have been bargaining since before September 2014 when the contract expired. The registered nurses worked through the contract expiration.



“Both the hospital and UNOP…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 16, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Frigid Temps and 3-5" of Snow at hand for Ridley Park

For the Parkers who have been waiting to experience real winter weather this season, Ridley Park has a full week of high impact…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 16, 2015 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Recycling Ordinance - Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF RIDLEY PARK, at its regular public meeting on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Borough of Ridley Park Borough Hall, 105 East Ward St. Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, will consider the adoption of an ordinance Amending Chapter 164 of the Borough Ordinances- Entitled "Recycling".

Please take note that the full text of the proposed ordinance is available for inspection at the Borough of Ridley Park, 105 E. Ward, Street, Ridley…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 10, 2015 at 10:05am — 2 Comments

Being a Responsible Ridley Park Citizen

It is the duty of every citizen to participate in the every day workings of their local, state and federal governments.  By participating, I mean more than just sitting on the porch, reading the paper, and mumbling complaints to one's self.  It means going to or watching council meetings, contacting our legislators to express our ideas, talking to each other in our neighborhood, and in our case, talking with each other on RidleyParkOnLIne.  

By these actions, we are making…

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Added by jeanne frantz on February 6, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Ridley Park Deserves better - DelCo Times Letter To The Editor

To the Delaware County Times: "I am writing in response to "Ridley Park mayor points to progress in formulating comprehensive plan" which appeared in the Times on Saturday, Jan. 23. I am a proud homeowner and longtime resident of Ridley Park and I am concerned about the future of Ridley Park.



Crime and drugs are a serious problem, yet Ridley Park does not…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 5, 2015 at 2:22pm — 3 Comments

Adults or childish bullies?

As an ADULT and a resident of this area, I think some of the discussions on this website are a disgrace. It's extremely embarrassing to read all the negativity and see all the hate that people have time for on a daily basis.

Do any of you realize that you are NO better than the "cyber bullies" or "bullies" that attack your children or our society in that matter on social medias or in person?  What makes you people, excuse me, “adults” any better than them? You all haven't…

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Added by Emma Dawson on February 4, 2015 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Plummeting temperature brings "black ice" travel warning

The plummeting temperature through the rest of this evening (Feb 2, 2015) will make for icy traveling and slippery walking conditions on untreated highways and sidewalks after dark.  Wet roadways, wet sidewalks, and wet car door locks will freeze tonight as temperatures plunge into the upper 20's.  Accelerating the plunge in the temperature are high winds from the Northwest at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to over 45 mph to be expected.



Be alert for frozen wet surfaces, or "black ice"…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 2, 2015 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Mayor Eberle Praises Comprehensive Plan

Ridley Park's Mayor Hank Eberle highlighted the completion of the new 10-year comprehensive plan for the borough in his annual address to residents at Borough council’s January meeting. Naturally, our beloved Mayor was no short on words and correspondent  Barbara Ormsby of the …

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 2, 2015 at 11:49am — No Comments

Ridley Park versus the Medical Center Parking Lot - decision pending

Testimony continued Jan. 29 on Rose Tree Investment's request that Borough Council members include a curative amendment to the Ridley Park zoning code that will allow stand alone off-street parking. Francis "Frank" Boyle, the managing partner of Rose Tree Investment, told borough council and residents in the audience on Thursday night that the restriction of parking has resulted in the loss of tenants at his medical building on Chester Pike between Sellers and Swarthmore avenues. Boyle also…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 2, 2015 at 9:56am — 2 Comments

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